The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.
Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 may be used to fund travel, housing and other needs related to research projects conducted in the holdings of the IHRC Archives and/or other collections housed in the Archives and Special Collections department of the University of Minnesota Libraries.(Continue Reading)September 3rd, 2014
Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.
Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRCA's collections using the UMedia Archive.
IHRCA's books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.
IHRCA Curator Ellen Engseth introduced a group of future archivists to the work of colleagues at several archival repositories in Scotland as part of a study abroad course. Read more about it on the blog of the International Archival Affairs Round Table (Society of American Archivists).(Continue Reading)September 23rd, 2014